John Villasenor

John Villasenor is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a professor of electrical engineering and public policy at UCLA. Follow him on Twitter.

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Feb. 17 2014 2:28 PMHow the Bitcoin Protocol Could Help Improve Copyright
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April 23 2013 7:00 AMGoogle Glass and the Demise of OwnershipWhat the restrictions on resale of the gadget mean for consumers.
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March 5 2013 1:47 PMEye-Tracking Smartphones Have Arrived. What About the Privacy Implications?
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Oct. 23 2012 4:55 PMA Supreme Court Case Over Textbooks Could Make Copyright Law Even More Restrictive
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Sept. 24 2012 1:34 PMPandora’s BoxNew legislation might finally fix the messy Internet radio royalty system.
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March 27 2012 7:00 AMEye-Tracking Computers Will Read Your ThoughtsAnd when they do, the privacy debate will become even more important.
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May 2 2013 8:16 AMNo-Fly ZoneHow “drone” safety rules can also help protect privacy.
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April 3 2013 2:28 PMIs It Illegal to Resell “Used” Digital Music?A federal judge in New York says yes.
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Jan. 29 2013 11:21 AMThe Two Classes of Cyber ThreatsWhy systems that everyone considers critical are at lower risk.
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Oct. 7 2012 3:10 PMWith Israel’s Destruction of Drone, the Region’s Dynamics Have Changed Significantly
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May 1 2012 11:24 AMWhy the Government Can’t Remain the Cybersecurity CzarCISPA doesn’t just violate digital privacy. It will flood the U.S. government with more data than it can handle.
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March 5 2012 11:09 AMCan the Government Force Suspects To Decrypt Incriminating Files?Courts must determine whether the Fifth Amendment applies to encryption.